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These are the best Google Pixel deals for August 2020

Google may be the world’s most popular search engine, but over the past few years, this software giant has increasingly turned its attention to hardware. Some experiments didn’t quite pan out as expected (we’re looking at you, Google Glass), but there’s no denying that Google’s Pixel smartphones have been a smash hit, and are easily the company’s most successful attempts at designing a physical device.

It’s not a huge mystery as to why smartphones, of all things, were the hardware niche where Google finally hit its stride. Google is, after all, the creator of Android, the world’s most popular mobile OS, so it stands to reason that the company knows a thing or two about what people want from their smartphones. Pixel devices are also quite affordable relative to other flagship-quality brands, too, so if you’re after some smartphone deals, you can’t afford to overlook Google’s offerings. We’ve got some juicy bargains right here, where we’ve scoured the web to bring you the latest Google Pixel deals available right now on current- and last-gen models that can save you a bundle.

Today’s Best Google Pixel Deals

  • Google Pixel 3a XL (Unlocked)$409, was $479
  • Google Pixel 3 (Unlocked)$375, was $799
  • Google Pixel 3 XL (Unlocked)$410, was $899
  • Google Pixel 4a (Unlocked, Pre-Order)$300 with activation ($350 without)
  • Google Pixel 4 (Unlocked) $550, was $799
  • Google Pixel 4 XL (Republic Wireless)$499, was $899
  • Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL (AT&T)Up to $950 off with qualified activation

Google Pixel 3 64GB (Unlocked)

$330 $799
Expires soon
Get the Google Pixel 3 smartphone with a huge discount from Amazon and have the purest Android experience. Add in long-life battery and fantastic photos, and this is deal is a winner.

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL

Save up to $950 with qualified activation

Expires soon
Best Buy is offering $100 to $950 off the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL with activation, a fine chance to save big on Google's latest flagship. If you buy unlocked, you can also get a $200 e-gift card.

Google Pixel 4 XL (Republic Wireless)

$499 $899
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Activate with Republic Wireless and score the excellent Google Pixel 4 XL for a very juicy discount.

Google Pixel 3 XL 64GB (Unlocked)

$400 $899
Expires soon
The larger version of Google's third-gen Pixel phone, the Pixel 3 XL packs the same hardware as its smaller sibling along with a bigger 6.3-inch display.

Google Pixel 3a XL (Sprint)

$285 $480
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The Pixel 3a XL is the larger model of Google's mid-range smartphone with a 6-inch Full HD display and class-leading camera. Our reviewer was "consistently impressed with how well it performed."

Google Pixel 3a XL 64GB (Unlocked)

$419 $479
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The plus-sized version of Google's excellent Pixel 3a (a mid-range alternative to the pricier Pixel 3 and Pixel 4 flagships), on sale for less than the standard-sized model.

Google Pixel 2 128GB (Unlocked, Renewed)

$200
Expires soon
The best way to save on earlier flagship devices is by buying refurbished, and this Amazon-renewed 128GB Pixel 2 works and looks like new (and it's even backed by a 90-day warranty).

Google Pixel 4 XL 64GB (Unlocked)

$866 $899
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If you feel like sizing up, Amazon has the new Google Pixel 4 XL complete with a vibrant 6.3-inch OLED touchscreen. It's carrier-unlocked, too, so you can bring it to your favorite service provider.

Google Pixel 4a 128GB (Unlocked)

$300 $350
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Google's budget-friendly Pixel 4a is finally here, and it's already cheaper than the Pixel 3a -- but if you activate today, you can get it for even less than that.

Google Pixel 4 64GB (Unlocked)

$550 $799
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Deals on unlocked Pixel 4 phones have been somewhat scarce, but this is a nice discount on Google's latest flagship that you can take to the carrier of your choice.

Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL

pixel 4 and pixel 4 xl screen comparison
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The Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL dropped last October and are available from pretty much all smartphone retailers. Our review team had great things to say about its quick performance, superb OLED display, and solid camera module (despite the notable lack of a wide-angle lens, something that will hopefully be corrected with the Pixel 5), but the Pixel 4 didn’t reinvent the wheel. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, but given that the Pixel 4 — while certainly a great phone — isn’t quite the upgrade we wanted, you’ll have to choose for yourself if buying a new one is worth it with the Pixel 5 coming down the pipe this fall. The Pixel 4a is simply a better bang for the buck at the moment if you’re buying a new device.

If you have to have one of the newer Android flagships, though, then you can do much, much worse than the Pixel 4, although the best way to get a deal on one right now is probably through carrier trade-in discounts and sign-up offers for new customers. Nonetheless, we’ll keep our list updated with the latest Google Pixel 4 deals that pop up, and there’s no denying that if you’re going to score a discount on one, it’s going to be during the bigger seasonal sales.

Google Pixel 3

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL
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The third-generation Pixel smartphones were released last fall and quickly earned a top spot among our favorite Android mobiles. In fact, the Google Pixel 3 and its larger sibling, the Pixel 3XL, are in the running for the best Androids of 2018 overall owing to their vibrant touchscreens, snappy hardware performance, and super-slick software interface — after all, if the Android operating system is your tool of choice, then it’s not likely to get much better than a device from the company who wrote the book on that mobile OS in the first place.

The Google Pixel 3 wasn’t a bad deal for a premium phone even at its original price, but you can naturally find them for even cheaper now, making this one perhaps the best value to be found in an Android flagship right now. If you don’t plan on shelling out the extra cash for the Pixel 4 but still want something that’s quite recent (a 2018 model can hardly be considered “old”), then the Pixel 3 offers a ton of bang for your buck.

Google Pixel 3a

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In May of 2019, Google added the first non-flagship Pixel devices to its smartphone lineup. The Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL were introduced as cheaper alternatives to the pricier flagship models, following the growing popularity of midrange phones (like Motorola’s Moto G series, to name one popular example) that offer much of the performance of premium phones with pared-down hardware and a much smaller price tag. The gamble paid off, and the Pixel 3a and 3a XL proved to be two of the best values to be found in an Android smartphone if you’re not fussy about premium touches like all-metal construction.

Following the release of the Pixel 4, rumors immediately started circulating about the possibility of a new Pixel 4a — and it’s finally coming on August 3. We’re already seeing some deals for those and they might be a better buy in 2020 if you’re looking for an affordable flagship alternative, but we’d be remiss if we didn’t include some Pixel 3a and 3a XL deals for you in the meantime.

Google Pixel 4a

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It didn’t take long for people to start speculating about the Pixel 4a once the Pixel 4 was released, and in August 3, we finally got our hands on it. It’s every bit as impressive as its predecessors, the Pixel 3a and 3a XL, despite some relatively minor cut corners (like a lack of any IP-rated water resistance) — and the notable absence of a larger brother in the Pixel 4a XL. For better or for worse, those who are looking to get their mitts on Google’s latest mid-ranged flagship alternative only have the standard 5.8-inch model to choose from at the moment.

That said, Google’s choice to focus on releasing just one Pixel 4a device could have streamlined production enough to cut down costs, because this thing is shockingly cheap with a launch price of just $350. That’s around the same sale prices we’ve seen for the last-gen Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, and we expect to see it for even cheaper soon thanks to ongoing carrier offers and seasonal sales. If you’re after the cheapest new Pixel money can buy (and don’t need a plus-sized screen), the Pixel 4a is shaping up to be an incredible value and is now available for pre-order.

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